Photos that capture the beautiful colors of Colorado on Color Sunday.
Although the aspens on top of the Grand Mesa had lost most of their leaves, the trees around Old Powderhorn and along the north rim still were a vivid gold and red.
Melissa Copeland of Grand Junction snaps a photo of the golden aspen along the north rim of the Grand Mesa on Color Sunday.
Dozens of tiny stars, reflections of the sun, surround fallen aspen leaves along the water’s edge at Mesa Lakes Resort.
Visitors fish along the banks of a lake at Mesa Lakes Resort.
Many of the aspen higher on Grand Mesa and on top have already lost most of their leaves.
Some of the most vivid reds are close to the ground.
A couple stops to take pictures of a line of snow that had fallen from the roof of the Grand Mesa Visitors Center.
Aspens and evergreens along the north rim of the Grand Mesa are reflected in a pond.
A fallen aspen leaf is caught on a rock beneath the fast-moving water of a stream.
Aspen leaves float through sparkles of sunlight at Mesa Lakes Resort.
Red aspen leaves stand out against the clear blue Colorado sky.
A stand of cottonwoods near the Devil’s Kitchen trail head glow green and gold as they catch the morning sun in the Colorado National Monument.
Three-year-old Cora Ellis of Fruita carries pretty leaves in both hands as she walks along a trail above Mesa Lake with her mother Lindsay on Sunday.
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